Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-)
(w/ 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive)

Already a member?
Login with your email address

Not yet a member?
To get full access to videos, test results and FREE Newsletter join now.
Join

Text Size: AAA
Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-)
Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-)
Regal’s 2000 bowrider, with its wide 8-foot six-inch beam, offers plenty of room in a compact, easy to trailer package. An impressive standard-equipment list, abundant stainless steel hardware, and refinements like French-stitched upholstery add to the boat’s enjoyment, and Regal’s FasTrac hull provides impressive speed and economy, even from our test boat’s 6-cylinder engine.

Key Features

  • FasTrac hull
  • Stainless steel hardware throughout
  • Extended fiberglass swim platform
  • Removable & rubber backed carpet
  • Starboard transom door
  • U-shaped bow seating
  • AM/FM/CD stereo
  • L-shaped cockpit seating
  • Starboard side transom walkthrough
  • Transom sunpad
  • Sunbrella bimini & cockpit cover
  • Gelcoat graphics molded right into the hull, not applied decals

Specifications

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Specifications
Length Overall 20' 2'' Dry Weight 3,400 lbs.
Beam 8' 6'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 34'' Fuel Cap 42 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 20 deg. Water Cap none
Max Headroom open Bridge Clearance N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Engine options
Std. Power 1 x 220-hp Volvo Penta 5.0 GL SX
Tested Power 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive
Opt. Power 1 x 220-hp MerCruiser 4.3L MPI Alpha
1 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI Alpha
1 x 270-hp Volvo 5.0 GXi SX
1 x 280-hp Volvo 5.7 Gi SX
1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI B1

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Photo Gallery

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) regal2000-aerial.jpg Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) regal2000-helm.jpg
Exceptionally Wide Beam

Large upholstered seat backs in front of the windshield and another in the bow, plus side bolsters provide 360-degree padded comfort, with port and starboard handrails and drink holders for convenienc

Plenty of Room at the Helm

The helm features a complete array of engine instruments plus speedometer, digital depth, and temperature displays.

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) regal2000-storage.jpg Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) regal2000-cover.jpg
Removable Cooler

The port side seat lifts, hinged at the back with a pneumatic stay, to access a 25-quart Igloo cooler.

Dedicated Storage

The aft part of the cockpit seat as well as the center section of the sun pad both sit atop the engine hatch, with more storage under this hatch and pneumatic lifts to allow the engine hatch to be lif

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) regal2000-still.jpg Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) regal2000-run3.jpg
On the Swim Platform

The stainless steel telescoping boarding ladder is concealed beneath a hatch with additional room here to store a few dock lines, made possible because the hull extends all the way to the back edge of

FasTrac Design

The biggest feature of the hull is Regal’s patented FasTrac design which incorporates a step in the bottom of the hull running diagonally from the waterline to the keel around the middle of the boat.

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Captain's Report

Regal's 2000: A Compact, Easy to Trailer Bowrider

Regal’s 2000 bowrider, with its wide 8-foot six-inch beam, offers plenty of room in a compact, easy to trailer package. Regal also incorporated lots of storage, something often lacking on smallish boats, and built the 2000 on their award-winning FasTrac hull for increased performance and fuel economy.

While its wide beam is most noticeable aft, it pays off forward as well, with a substantial bow seating area. Large upholstered seat backs in front of the windshield and another in the bow, plus side bolsters provide 360-degree padded comfort, with port and starboard handrails and drink holders for convenience. Regal hinges the bottom seat cushions along their aft edge and adds pneumatic supports to keep them open, allowing easy access to long, deep storage compartments beneath the seats. These compartments continue aft beneath the windshield to store long objects, and the seat backs just ahead of the windshield also lift, giving additional access for bulkier items.

The wide beam also enables Regal to widen the windshield walkthrough without encroaching on seating, and this also allows a wide hatch in the walkthrough deck to access the ski locker beneath.

Immediately behind the windshield the 2000’s beam really pays off. There is plenty of room at the helm, with comfortable seats with ample legroom and space outboard of the seats for drink holders and handrails, plus lots of room between the seats to walk through. Regal’s attention to detail, quality hardware, and upscale features are noticeable here too. For example, a complete array of engine instruments plus speedometer, digital depth, and temperature displays. I particularly appreciate the standard-equipment stereo remote, placed right in the center of the tilt steering wheel. The stereo is mounted in the glove box behind the windshield on the port side, with an option for an additional remote at the swim platform. Our test boat was equipped with an optional Sirius satellite radio, and there is also an optional iPod dock.

A little farther aft, the boat’s beam allows a starboard side transom walkthrough as well as L-shaped cockpit seating. The port side seat lifts, hinged at the back with a pneumatic stay, to access a 25-quart Igloo cooler. Particularly on a boat this size, a removable cooler can be much handier than having one built in, as it can be taken ashore. There is also dedicated storage for a trash receptacle, beneath the sun pad on the port side, just aft of the cooler. The aft part of the cockpit seat as well as the center section of the sun pad both sit atop the engine hatch, with more storage under this hatch and pneumatic lifts to allow the engine hatch to be lifted easily and held up safely. Because of the transom walkthrough, the sun pad is only a bit over five feet long, not quite long enough to allow an adult to lay completely flat. Regal offers an optional filler cushion, though this creates more seating, not a larger sun pad.

Back on the swim platform, the stainless steel telescoping boarding ladder is concealed beneath a hatch with additional room here to store a few dock lines, made possible because the hull extends all the way to the back edge of the swim platform. In the center of the boat, however, the hull is recessed beneath the swim platform for the stern drive. This isolates people in the water from the outdrive as much as possible. This is a great safety feature, particularly for towed watersports. The biggest feature of the hull, however, is Regal’s patented FasTrac design, which incorporates a step in the bottom of the hull running diagonally from the waterline to the keel around the middle of the boat. This step draws air from above the water down beneath the hull, allowing the boat to ride on a pocket of air and thereby reducing drag. This allows the 2000 to perform admirably with just a 6-cylinder, 4.3 liter, 225-horsepower engine. Our test boat topped 48 miles-per-hour and traveled more than 4.3 miles-per-gallon at cruise. Of course 8-cylinder engines are available as well, from 220 to 300 horsepower, and the FasTrac hull harnesses this power well, with great control in tight turns and effortless straight tracking.

While its wide beam offers more room for its length, and the FasTrac hull provides bigger performance for its horsepower, Regal’s 2000 bowrider offers one other thing a bit harder to measure...huge fun.

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) is 48.5 mph (78.1 kph), burning 18.2 gallons per hour (gph) or 68.89 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) is 25.9 mph (41.7 kph), and the boat gets 4.21 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.79 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 159 miles (255.89 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.


Standard and Optional Equipment

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
VHF Radio Optional
Systems
CD Stereo Standard
Power Steering Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Tower: Watersports Optional
Transom Door Standard
Canvas
Bimini Top Standard
Cockpit Cover Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Warranty

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
Hull Warranty
Years Limited Lifetime
Transferable Yes
Deck Warranty
Years 1-Year
Engine Warranty
Years 2-Year
Powertrain Warranty
Years 2-Year
Blistering Warranty
Years 5-Year
Certifications
ISO Certification Yes - 9001
NMMA Certification Yes
Other Certification USCG (U.S. Coast Guard)

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Price

Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Price
Pricing Range $33,192.00
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.


Members must log in to view the test results section.